November 2014

Pope Francis To Visit Philadephia in 2015

(2014-11-26) Pope Francis confirmed he will be attending the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year.

Venerable Jeanne Mance: Joy for the Archdiocese

(2014-11-19) Following the announcement of the Venerability of Jeanne Mance, Archbishop of Montreal, Most Rev. Christian Lépine, wrote a message to the faithful of the diocese.


(2014-11-19) Do you want to rebuild your parish? Then get ready to “step out of your comfort zone” and shift your focus to making disciples, the pastoral team from a Baltimore parish told 600 faithful at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral Nov. 13.

Venerable Jeanne Mance

(2014-11-12) Pope Francis authorized the Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate a decree on the heroic virtues of Jeanne Mance, foundress of the Hotel-Dieu and co-foundress of the City of Montreal.

World Day of Migrants and Refugees

(2014-11-12) In preparation for World Day of Migrants and Refugees in January 2015, there will be a special sensitization evening to help us better understand our biases and prejudices so as to better encounter the Stranger, the Other. It will be held at St. Monica’s Parish on Nov. 26, at 7 PM.

Invitation to the Feast of Christ the King!

(2014-11-12) Archbishop Christian Lépine invites all the faithful to the Solemn Mass to Our Lord Jesus Christ King of the Universe, on Saturday, November 22, at 7:30 pm at Mary Queen of the World Cathedral.

New Executive Director of the CRC Appointed

(2014-11-10) Father Timothy Scott, CSB, has been appointed Executive Director of the Canadian Religious Conference (CRC) by the president of the CRC, Sister Rita Larivée, SSA, and the members of the Administration Council.

YOUCAT Sessions are back

(2014-11-07) Again this year, Archbishop Lépine and Bishop Thomas Dowd will present to young adults YOUCAT sessions to deepen the teachings of the Catholic Church and better understand the Christian Faith. This year the YOUCAT sessions are travelling!

Only One Church, West Island Churches Hear

(2014-11-07) About 250 people attended all or part of a three-day ecumenical mission, drawing parishioners from about six denominations. Fr. Thomas Ryan from Washington, D.C., and Rev. John Armstrong from Chicago jointly preached the four sessions, held Oct. 25-27.

Message for the Year of Consecrated Life

(2014-11-05) The Year of Consecrated Life will officially begin on November 30, 2014. The following is a message from Msgr. Michel Parent, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Montreal.

Spiritual Retreat Day for all Catechists

(2014-11-03) On November 29, all catechists in the diocese are invited to a day of spiritual renewal at Saint Joseph's Oratory, organized by the Office for Faith Education.